The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 113 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 34 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.70% 4.95% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £135 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £202 £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £186 £200
% change year-on-year
+61.07% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £24.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.10% +122.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £14.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-14.34% +9.43%
IBM Notes
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
596 424 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.49% 15.66% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 221 234
Average daily rate £350 £341 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +44.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 19 £318 +135.18% 1
Cheshire +9 13 £115 -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes.

1 64 (100.00%) Lotus
2 55 (85.94%) Microsoft
3 32 (50.00%) ITIL
4 31 (48.44%) MS Office
5 30 (46.88%) MS Excel
6 28 (43.75%) SLA
7 27 (42.19%) HP
8 26 (40.63%) MCP
8 26 (40.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 26 (40.63%) OpenView
8 26 (40.63%) Service Management
9 25 (39.06%) Citrix
10 24 (37.50%) Windows
11 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
12 14 (21.88%) Migration
13 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
14 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
15 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
16 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (14.06%) VMware
16 9 (14.06%) VPN
16 9 (14.06%) Windows XP
16 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
16 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
17 8 (12.50%) Information Security
17 8 (12.50%) SCCM
18 7 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
18 7 (10.94%) Clearswift
18 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
18 7 (10.94%) Firewall

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) IIS
2 7 (10.94%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 31 (48.44%) MS Office
2 30 (46.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) VPN
2 7 (10.94%) SSL
2 7 (10.94%) Firewall
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (7.81%) WAN
4 4 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Local Government
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Analyst
2 26 (40.63%) Service Analyst
2 26 (40.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Security Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 4 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Life Science
1 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) DTV
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.56%) iPhone
3 1 (1.56%) iSeries
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.06%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.56%) NetWare
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) ITIL
2 26 (40.63%) Service Management
3 14 (21.88%) Migration
4 8 (12.50%) Information Security
5 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.69%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.13%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.13%) Coaching
9 1 (1.56%) IT Governance
9 1 (1.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.56%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Java
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
1 1 (1.56%) VBScript
1 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) MCP
2 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.38%) VCP4
5 3 (4.69%) ISACA
5 3 (4.69%) CISSP
5 3 (4.69%) CISMP
6 2 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (9.38%) Xen
4 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (40.63%) OpenView
1 26 (40.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Lotus
2 55 (85.94%) Microsoft
3 27 (42.19%) HP
4 25 (39.06%) Citrix
5 9 (14.06%) VMware
6 7 (10.94%) Cisco
6 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.94%) Clearswift
6 7 (10.94%) Oracle
7 6 (9.38%) SAP
7 6 (9.38%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) Adobe
9 1 (1.56%) Novell
9 1 (1.56%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.56%) Capita